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Reta Arlene Chenoweth, age 67

Posted by on Mar 22, 2018

Reta Arlene Chenoweth, 67 years, 10 months and 3 days of age, of Campbellsville, died unexpectedly on Wednesday, March 21, 2018, at her residence.

Reta was born in Taylor County on Thursday, May 18, 1950 to the late Dwight Edgar and Nancy Catherine Lewis Giles.   Also preceding her in death were a daughter, Brenda Ann Wesley and two sisters, Lois Ann Jackson and Marlene Pike.

She was known by many having worked as a seamstress at Fruit of the Loom for several years.

She is survived by a son, Jeffrey D. Hayes of Casey County and one sister and two brothers, Jolene McDaniel and her husband Steve, Dwight Stephen Giles and his wife Glenda, all of Campbellsville, Tony Curtis Giles and wife Wanda of South Port, Florida, a brother-in-law, Bobby Jackson of Cottondale, Florida, and two step-daughters, Angela Fisher of Georgia and Amy Woltman.  She is also survived by 4 step-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

The funeral service for Reta Arlene Chenoweth will be on Saturday, March 24, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. at Lyon-DeWitt-Berry Funeral Home with Bro. Bobby Jackson officiating.   Burial will be at Antioch Cemetery in Casey County with bearers being Dillon Kelly, Phillip Sneed, Joey Jackson, Bryce McDaniel, Aaron Jackson and Shaun Pike.

The family request visitation on Saturday, March 24, 2018 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. prior to the service at Lyon-DeWitt-Berry Funeral Home.

For online condolences please visit: http://lyondewittberry.com/tribute/details/1204/Reta-Chenoweth/obituary.html#tribute-start

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Leon Johnson, Age 67

Posted by on Mar 20, 2018

Leon Johnson, 67 years, 3 months, and 10 days of age, of Campbellsville, passed away at his residence on March 18, 2018.

Leon was born in Taylor County, on December 8, 1950, the son of the late George Theodore and Captola Caldwell Johnson.    Also preceding him in death are his brothers, Harold Johnson, Paul Johnson, George Henry Johnson and Oliver Johnson as well as two step sisters, Teresa Mitchell and Deborah Barnett.

He had worked at Community Trust Bank and was a member of Fannie Chapel CME Church.

He is survived by five brothers and two sisters, Bobby and Fannie Johnson, Ernest and Letha Johnson, Marshall Johnson and Lonnie Johnson all of Campbellsville, Jerry Johnson of Somerset, Martha Drye of Indianapolis and Beatrice Johnson of Campbellsville. He is also survived by his step-mother, Mary Johnson of Campbellsville, three step-brothers, Jerry Coulter of Shelbyville, Gary Coulter of Campbellsville, James Clayton of Elizabethtown and three step-sisters, Joyce Barnett, Sandy Atkinson and Mary Clayton all of Campbellsville, and several nieces and nephews.

The family chose direct burial.

Memorial services for Leon Johnson will be held at 11:00 A.M. Friday, March 23, 2018, at the Lyon-DeWitt-Berry Funeral Home.

The family request visitation after 9:00 A.M. Friday, March 23, 2018, at Lyon-DeWitt-Berry Funeral Home.

For on-line condolences please visit:

http://lyondewittberry.com/tribute/details/1203/Leon-Johnson/obituary.html#tribute-start

 

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Eva Close Bowman, Age 97

Posted by on Mar 11, 2018

Eva Sallee Close Bowman, 97 years, 4 month and 26 days of age, died on Sunday, March 11, 2018 at Concordia Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Greenville, Kentucky.

Eva was born on Wednesday, October 13, 1920 in Green County, to the late Emmett and Fannie Sallee.     Also preceding her in death was her husband, Fred Bowman as well as a daughter, Louise Close, a son, William James Close and a great grandson, Jeremy Wilkerson and 4 brothers and one sister.

She worked for 30 plus years at Fruit of the Loom.    She had made a profession of faith in Christ and had been a member of First United Methodist Church in Campbellsville over 77 years as well as having attended Drakesboro Methodist Church with her daughter when she was able.

Eva is survived by one daughter, Della Close Goff and husband DuWayne of Drakesboro and one sister, Ada Margaret Daily of Greenville, Indiana.   In addition, surviving are nine grandchildren, eight great grandchildren and eight great great grandchildren.

The funeral service for Eva Sallee Close Bowman will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 14, 2018, at Lyon-DeWitt-Berry Funeral Home with Bro. Neil Salvaterra officiating.   Burial will follow at Brookside Cemetery.

The family request visitation between the hours of 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. on March 14, 2018, prior to the service at Lyon-DeWitt-Berry Funeral Home.

Expressions of sympathy are requested to be donations to either First United Methodist Church of Campbellsville or Drakesboro United Methodist Church and may be made at Lyon-DeWitt-Berry Funeral Home.

For on-line condolences please visit: https://lyondewittberry.funeraltechweb.com/admin/preview-site/1/tribute/details/1202/Eva-Bowman/obituary.html#tribute-start

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Stephen Lyle Sanders, age 60

Posted by on Mar 9, 2018

Stephen Lyle Sanders, 60 years, 2 months and 13 days of age of Knifley died on Thursday, March 8, 2018, peacefully after an illness, at his home with his family by his side.

Stephen was born in Campbellsville on December 23, 1957, the son of the late James Sherwood and Exzilda Wethington Sanders.   Also preceding him in death was his brother-in-law, Carl Sandidge, Sr.

He was known by many, having served the community well, as owner of Service Cleaners.   When not working at the Cleaners, you would often find him farming which he enjoyed.   He was an active member of St. Bernard Catholic Church where he served in several roles including the Parish Council. He also served on the Revisit Knifley Committee.

Stephen is survived by a brother, James Byron Sanders and wife Wanda, three sisters, Karen Jane Richerson and Frieda Lynn Sandidge all of Campbellsville and Marsha Rhea Spires and husband Tommy of Louisville.   Also surviving are six nieces and nephews, Brian Thomas Spires, Tonya Rhea Dunn, Mark Richerson, Natalie Brinley, Carl Sandidge and Ashley Kuehl as well as two step nephews, Chad Myers and Josh Myers.   In addition, surviving are nine great nieces and nephews, four step great nieces and one step great nephew and three great-great nieces.

The Funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at St. Bernard Catholic Church in Clementsville with Rev. George Otuma officiating.    Burial will follow in the St. Bernard Catholic Church Cemetery with casket bearers being, Charles Sanders, Timothy Sanders, Gregory Wethington, Mike Wethington, Paul Eastridge and Randall Thompson.

The family request visitation from 2:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. on Monday, March 12, 2018 at Lyon-DeWitt-Berry Funeral Home with Prayer Service being held at 6:00 p.m.

The family request that expressions of sympathy be donations to St. Bernard Catholic Church, American Cancer Society or Hosparus Health of Green River and may be made at Lyon-DeWitt-Berry Funeral Home.

For online condolences please visit: http://lyondewittberry.com/tribute/details/1201/Stephen-Sanders/obituary.html#tribute-start

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Alan Hamilton Humphress, age 87

Posted by on Mar 8, 2018

 

Alan Hamilton Humphress, 87 years, 2 months, and 25 days of age, of Campbellsville, died peacefully at his home on Wednesday, March 7, 2018 with his family by his side.

Alan was born the son of the late Omer and Nellie Hamilton Humphress on December 13, 1930 in Yuma, Kentucky.   Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Effie Irene Hornback and their son, Michael Shannon Humphress as well as eight brothers and sisters.

He had served in the United States Army during the Korean war and was a lifetime member of the Disabled American Veterans and a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.    After returning home from serving in the armed forces, he worked hard as a farmer and had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of Knifley Christian Church.

Alan is survived by a son, Alan Humphress, Jr. and his companion Brenda Metcalfe of Campbellsville and four daughters, Barbara Abell of Knifley, Moveta Keltner and husband Ray of Rose Hill, Virginia, Annette Humphress and Jackie Tucker of Campbellsville.   Also surviving are his siblings, Nancy Dixon of Knifley, Billy Humphress and wife Edith of Campbellsville and Karen Overstreet and husband Eugene of California, as well as 12 grandchildren, 24 great grandchildren and one great great grandchild.

Funeral services for Alan Hamilton Humphress will be at 11:00 a.m. Monday, March 12, 2018 at Lyon-DeWitt-Berry Funeral Home with burial in Lebanon National Cemetery.

The family request visitation from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 11, 2018 at Lyon-DeWitt-Berry Funeral Home.

Expressions of sympathy are requested to be donations to Hosparus and may be made at Lyon-DeWitt-Berry Funeral Home.

For online condolences please visit: http://lyondewittberry.com/tribute/details/1200/Alan-Humphress/obituary.html#tribute-start

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